Do you have a picky eater at home? Do you want your child to eat more fruits and vegetables? Getting children involved during the cooking process and talking about food can assist in nurturing a positive relationship with food from an early age.  

Elle Eat Kids hosts virtual small group cooking classes that you can join from your own kitchen!

Each cooking class includes a kid friendly recipe that Michelle Esten, a certified teacher and nutritionist, guides children through step by step to create a finished product they are proud of. All the while, kids will gain kitchen confidence as they are introduced to important kitchen tools and explore new healthy foods.

Michelle has over 10 years of teaching experience and a master’s degree in Nutrition. She wants to instill a passion and curiosity within children as we establish healthy lifestyle habits. 

Monday, May 10 @ 4 pm - For children ages 3 - 6 years old 

Recipe: Banana Bread

Registration Required. 

Ingredient Shopping List: 

● ⅓ cup coconut oil
● ½ cup honey
● 2 large bananas
● 2 eggs
● ¼ cup milk of choice
● 1 tsp baking soda
● 1 tsp vanilla extract
● ½ tsp salt
● ½ tsp ground cinnamon
● 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour
● Optional add ins:       

  • chocolate chips
  • Raisins
  • Chopped walnuts or pecans

Ingredient Substitutions if necessary:

* instead of coconut oil – replace with butter or vegetable or canola oil
* instead of honey – replace with pure maple syrup or agave syrup
* instead of whole wheat flour – replace with all purpose flour or gluten free flour

Friday, May 14 @ 4 pm - For children ages 7 - 11 years old 

Recipe: Homemade Granola Bars

Registration Required. 

Ingredient Shopping List: 

● 1 cup whole medjool dates
● 1¼ cup rice krispie cereal
● 1 cup quick cooking steel cut oats
● 2 tbsp whole flaxseed
● 1 tsp cinnamon
● Pinch salt
● ½ cup peanut butter
● ⅓ cup honey
● 1 tsp vanilla extract
● ¼ cup chocolate chips
● ¼ cup raisins

Ingredient Substitutions if necessary:

* instead of honey- replace with pure maple syrup or agave syrup
* instead of peanut butter – replace with sunbutter or almond butter
* instead of raisins- replace with craisins
* instead of quick cooking steel cut oats- replace with old-fashioned oats